Spring 2023 International Plant Breeding Seminar Series
NC State Plant Breeding Consortium is pleased to announce its fifth virtual seminar series in International Plant Breeding, consisting of six seminars beginning March 30th - May 4th on Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST.
Heeduk Oh: Improving Shelf-life Fruit Quality in Blueberry
Heeduk Oh is a doctoral student that researches how to improve shelf-life fruit quality in blueberries as part of a national team to strengthen Vaccinium industry
SunGrains Collective Sets The Model For Collaborative Plant Breeding
Small grains breeder Paul Murphy is a founding member of a multi-university breeding program that has become the model for larger producing regions and even other crops
Anju Pandey: Enhancing Tomatoes for a Better Tomorrow
Anju Pandey is a doctoral student who researches tomato disease resistance breeding, a process by which tomatoes are selected based on their resistance to certain diseases.
Plant Breeding Consortium Graduate Student Fellowship Program
The Plant Breeding Consortium Graduate Fellows (PBC-GF) Program provides financial support and recognition for future plant breeders while pursuing research and training leading toward Master of Science or Doctoral degrees.
Breeding Peanut 3.0
Building on years of NC State research, peanut breeder Jeff Dunne is using wild species genetics to breed disease-resistant varieties in a crop with an inherent fault.
2021-22 Awards and Honors
NC State faculty, staff, students and alumni garnered significant recognition for their accomplishments over the past year. Here are a few highlights.
NC State Celebrates Innovation, Entrepreneurship
Craig Yencho and Ken Pecota were both honored with the Innovator of the Year award, and Marshall Brain received the Entrepreneur of the Year award.
Modesta Abugu: Improving Sweetpotato Flavor for Nutrition Security
Ph.D. student Modesta Abugu is researching flavor compounds in sweetpotatoes with a goal of increasing consumption and improving global nutrition security.
Fall 2022 International Plant Breeding Seminar Series
NC State Plant Breeding Consortium is pleased to announce its fourth virtual seminar series in International Plant Breeding, consisting of six seminars beginning October 6 through November 10, 2022 on Thursdays from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm EST.